Invited Talks

“Somos Langley Park: The Battle for Equitable Development along Maryland’s Purple Line.” Presentation at Metropolitan Policy Center, American University, Spring Speaker Series, February 2017.

“The Faces of Transit: How Modern Public Transportation is Good for Us All” Forum sponsored by CASA de Maryland and the Coalition for Smart Growth, Silver Spring, Maryland, May 2016.

“Planning Chinatown, DC: Challenges and Opportunities,” Panel sponsored by the Student Planning Association, University of Maryland, College Park, April 2016.

“Balancing and Integrating Work and Life.” Presentation at Advancing Faculty Diversity Fellows Forum, University of Maryland, College Park, October 2015.

“In Her Words: A Panel of Current UM Women Faculty.” Panel participant at ADVANCE Professor Retreat, University of Maryland, College Park, August 2015.

“The Right to Suburbia: Redevelopment and Resistance on the Urban Edge.” Presentation at The Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity’s Qualitative Research Interest Group Seed Grant Panel, University of Maryland, College Park, May 2015.  Flier

“The Right to Suburbia: Redevelopment and Resistance on the Urban Edge.” Presentation at Metropolitan Policy Center, American University, Spring Speaker Series, April 2015.

“Mainstreaming the Asian Mall: The Regulation of Immigrant Space in Silicon Valley,” National Center for Smart Growth, Brown Bag Series, University of Maryland, College Park, April 2014. Webinar.

“The New White Flight: Geographies of Race and the Politics of Asian American Education in Silicon Valley Schools,” Presentation at the Center of New America, Brown Bag Series, University of Maryland, College Park, February 2014.

“The New White Flight: Geographies of Race and the Politics of Education in Silicon Valley Schools.” Presentation at the Center for Urban and Regional Studies, Brown Bag Series, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, October 2012.

“That ‘Monster House’ is My Home: The Politics of Race, Immigration, and Development in the Silicon Valley.” Presentation for Department of City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Faculty Research Colloquium, September 2012.

“That ‘Monster House’ is My Home: The Politics of Race, Immigration, and Development in the Silicon Valley.” Presentation at Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity Fellows’ Forum, Stanford University, April 2012.

“That ‘Monster House’ is My Home: The Politics of Race, Immigration, and Development in the Silicon Valley.” Presentation at Center for Research Social Change Lecture Series, University of California, Berkeley, February 2012.

“The Changing Face of American Suburbs.” Presentation at Landscape Architecture Lecture Series, University of California, Davis, January 2011.

“The Multicultural Suburban Landscape: Revealing Narratives of Race and Ethnicity in Urban Form.” Presentation at Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley, February 2010.

“Preservation of Habitat for the Black-Faced Spoon Bill on Ganghua Island.” Presentation co-authored and presented with Kristen Podolak, International Symposium for Preserving the Black-Faced Spoonbill, Ganghua, South Korea, August 2008.

 

Colloquia and Research Presentations

“Worlds Away in Suburbia: The Changing Geography of Concentrated Poverty in the Washington, DC Metro.” Presentation at the Symposium on Housing, Segregation and Poverty, Center for Urban Research and Education, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, November 2015.

The Promise and Challenge of Equitable Transit-Oriented Development in Diverse Suburbs,” Paper presentation with Rolf Pendall, Molly Scott, and Eli Knaap at Transit, Development and Forme Urbaine: Washington et Paris Symposium, Washington, DC, October 2014 (invited).

“The New White Flight: Geographies of Race and the Politics of Asian American Education in Silicon Valley Schools,” Presentation at Breaking Barriers, Building Community: 35 Years of Training Social Change Scholars, Institute for the Study of Social Change, University of California, Berkeley, May 2014 (invited). Video.

“Malls of Meaning: Building Asian America in Silicon Valley Suburbia,” Paper presentation at The Migrant Metropolis Conference, organized by the Center for the History of the New America, University of Maryland, College Park, March 2014 (invited).

“From Neighborhood to Transnational Suburban Schools.” Paper presented at Transcultural Cities Symposium, University of Washington, Seattle, February, 2011 (invited)